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Production Planner

Salary: £34,000

Location: Sheffield

Job type: Permanent

Category: Sheffield

Job Title:             Production Planner (MRP) Sector:                 Aerospace & Manufacturing Salary:                 Circa £34,000 p.a (DOE) Location:             Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK Contract:             Full-time, Permanent. Are you an experienced MRP Production Planner, who is open to a new opportunity within the aerospace sector? Have you been responsible for converting customer requirements into a manufacturing and delivery plan? Are you looking to work for a fast-paced and forward-thinking company? Verus Recruitment Partners are pleased to be supporting our client, a South Yorkshire based leading international aerospace manufacturer in the recruitment of an MRP Planner on a full-time, permanent basis due to their continued growth and major projects.  As the new MRP Production Planner, you report directly to the Head of Planning and Logistics and liaise directly with the internal operations team and external customers. You will be tasked with providing best practices in generating the production plan, which in turn will provide the most efficient manufacturing performance possible whilst achieving OTIF for the customer's requirements. Duties and Responsibilities Scheduling and Demand: Receive and analyse Customer schedules or Forecasts and generate the development production plan. Communicate the master production schedule (MPS) plan to the relevant teams and report on adherence to the plan, including the impact on the customer. Capacity Planning: Working closely with your team and the operations team to understand existing hours plan, load and capacity on key pieces of equipment and the people requirements when composing the Production Plan. Contribute clear updates of demand requirements as part of the Sales Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process. Customer Liaison: Position yourself as an integral part of the cross-functional internal team, understand the level of communications required and engage in customer conference calls, rate assessments and other development liaison activities. Respond to customer requirements within any specified deadlines. Organise regular face-to-face meetings with customers to ensure a strong relationship is maintained. Inventory Management: Be responsible for employing optimal inventory practices. Generate WIP levels to satisfy the development programme and Customer buffer expectations, whilst also managing obsolete, scrap, non-conforming and aged/dwelling Work In Progress. Liaison with the purchasing department to confirm that correct raw materials are sourced on time. Delivery: Organise a shipping manifest to ensure delivery of goods are on time and to the correct location. Communicate the despatch requirements clearly to the relevant members of the Operations Team and Stores. Sales: Generate accurate sales forecasts by part number and by week. Maintain accurate visibility of order book on the ERP system, EFACS (Training will be provided) and provide sales forecast budget information on programmes. Communicate sales performance and arrears for the weekly KPI publication and assist in generating arrears recovery plans where necessary. Data Sharing: Be proficient in providing feedback on customer documentation such as schedule changes and new purchase order placement via web portals. Planning Support: Engage in a series of cross-training activities to develop an understanding of all planning processes across all Business Units. Other: Any other duties as assigned, requested or needed. About You: You will have a good level of experience in an MRP Production Planner role or similar. Worked in manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, FMCG, Oil and gas or similar sector. Experienced in using ERP software to create manufacturing and sales plans. A high level of numeracy and attention to detail. The ability to build and maintain relationships with customers and internal teams. Fully proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Excellent organizational skills and adaptability to changing requirements. Account management experience. What would make you stand out? (Desirable) Previous experience within the aerospace sector. Experience using Efacs ERP software.    What’s in it for you? Competitive starting salary of circa £34,000 p.a DOE Days working pattern: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 4 pm, Friday 8 am -1 pm. Free Parking. Generous holiday allowance: 185 hours, plus bank holidays and an extra 3 days over Christmas. Pension matched employer/employee scheme and other benefits.    For more information, please contact our Sheffield Team on (phone number removed). ***Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer*** Keywords: MRP, Production Planner, Manufacturing Planner, Production Coordinator, Production planning, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Doncaster, Worksop, Mansfield, Derby, Barnsley, Rotherham, Yorkshire

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